Download Day 2008: Mozilla Looking To Set World Record

Mozilla is looking to set a world record for the most downloads in a given day when it launches Firefox 3. They are using all the various social media to get the message out. With all the plugins this user friendly browser has available it is hard to ignore.

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"We want to set a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours. With the backing of our community and your help we know we can make it," they state on the site set up for the effort.

Hey they are also looking to give away T-shirts, so go sign up and join the party.

About the author

Frank Watson has been involved with the Web since it started. For the past five years, he headed SEM for FXCM -- at one time one of the top 25 spenders with AdWords. He has worked with most of the major analytics companies and pioneered the ability to tie online marketing with offline conversion.

He has now started his own marketing agency, Kangamurra Media. This new venture will keep him busy when he is not editing the Search Engine Watch forums, blogging at a number of authoritative sites, and developing some interesting online community sites.

He was one of the first 100 AdWords Professionals, a Yahoo and Overture Ambassador, and a member or mod of many of the industry forums. He is also on the Click Quality Council and has worked hard to diminish click fraud.